The older archives (>10 years old) have been substantially recovered -- more than 23,800 files' worth -- and are now reachable through the search engine and via file download. Email here if you have any questions.
Your support is essential if the service is to continue, there are bandwidth bills to pay every month and failing disk drives to replace. Volunteers do the work, but disk drives and bandwidth are not free. We encourage you to contribute financially, even a dollar helps. Click here to donate.
Welcome to the new Radio4all website! If you cannot log in, you may need to reset your password. Email here if you need additional support.
Program Information
Women's Voices
Her novel, "Midwife of Hope River"
Certified Nurse/Midwife Patricia Harman
 janie rezner  Contact Contributor
Aug. 29, 2012, 3:55 p.m.
Patricia discusses her newest book-Midwife of Hope River. She has written two memoirs, "the Blue Cotton Gown" and "Arms Wide Open" and has spent over 30 years caring for women as lay-midwife, delivering babies in cabins and on communal farms in west virginia and later as a nurse-midwife in teaching hospitals and in a community hospital birthing center. She has been faculty of Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University and most recently West Virginia University. She has created an uplifting novel that celebrates the miracle of life, and the world of women giving birth in their own beds, without hospitals or doctors. Response to Patsy's book phenomenal. Rights to publish have been sold in nine countries so far . . . including Denmark, Finland, France, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the UK Chosen as one of the "First Picks" this fall by Southern Independent Booksells Association.
Music composed and performed by Janie Rezner--from "Oquawka Speaks the Words and Music of Mother God"-"Many Are The Hearts That Are Weary"

Download Program Podcast
00:55:41 1 Aug. 20, 2012
KZYX recording studio, Mendocino CA
  View Script
 00:55:41  128Kbps mp3
(52MB) Mono
366 Download File...